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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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Research computing services

 

Research Computing Services (RCS) designs and maintain some of the world’s fastest compute and storage systems for the benefit of our University’s students and researchers, as well as industry and the wider research community. RCS is also home to a team of research software engineers, whose focus is on collaborating with researchers across the University to improve the quality and sustainability of research software.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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Latest news

New cloud research platform service from UIS

15 August 2022

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN available via UIS UIS is pleased to announce that access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN are now available through a new University-provided cloud research platform service. If you would like to join the increasing number of Cloud users and to save around 11% on list prices for...

Change in recommended VPN client for Android users

11 August 2022

We have updated our recommendations for Android users of the UIS VPN and managed VPN services. We no longer recommend Android’s built-in VPN client because setting it up is complicated, which can lead to insecure configurations. Instead, we recommend the strongSwan client to Android users. It’s available free of charge...

Elements: major upgrade coming in August

28 July 2022

Symplectic Elements, the University’s Research Information Management System, will undergo a significant upgrade this summer, ready for the new academic year. Users will notice a big difference in the look and feel, as well as several functional improvements. Upgrading to the latest release will give us a strong platform...